Goa Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Joa, Noa, Roa, Son, Ko, Sok, Kos, Ma, Hua, So

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Goa Family Origin

Where is the Goa family from?

Goa Family Occupations

What did your Goa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goa occupation in the USA was Labourer. 100% of Goa's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 549 census records available for the last name Goa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 303 immigration records available for the last name Goa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 85 military records available for the last name Goa. For the veterans among your Goa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goa Life Expectancy

What is the average Goa lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Goa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Goa in 1966 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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